The Civil War and Eastport, ME

Civil War battle ships, the Atlantic Ocean, and clam chowder = hella East Coast.

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Happy 200th Anniversary Guinness!

A party in downtown LA celebrating 200 years of Guinness in the US!

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Afternoon Tea at Jordan Pond House

If all your exploring in Acadia has left you hungry, stop in for some popovers at Jordan Pond House! Nestled right next to the lake, Jordan Pond House is an idyllic spot to warm up (or cool down) after adventuring around the park, or perhaps grab a romantic dinner. It has been serving its famous…

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Touring Lehman Cave!

If you’re like me, you’ve probably never heard of Lehman Cave. Nor did you know there were any caves in Great Basin National Park. Or have even the slightest idea what is in Great Basin at all. It has somehow stayed under the radar, which is surprising after discovering how seriously cool this park is.…

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Welcome to Jurassic Park!

Growing up in the early 90s, I (as well as practically every other 90s kid) developed an obsession with the movie “Jurassic Park.”  I had all the action figures, and my sister and I would take them on dino “adventures” in the backyard. Well, our days of playing with action figures might be in the…

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Drinko de Mayo? The Real Story Behind Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Though a favorite holiday of beer drinkers and Mexican culture enthusiasts, it has been falling under some heat in recent years, with celebrators being accused of “cultural appropriation” and all sorts of other terms to imply that this holiday isn’t for everyone to celebrate. Which frankly, doesn’t sit well with me.…

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